"I think for the most part, if you're really honest with yourself about what you want out of life, life gives it to you" -- Ted Mosby, "How I Met Your Mother"

How to be Smarter: You can change your whole life in a big way just by changing all the little ways and routines you have developed. Shaking up your life dramatically isn't just about changing your job, significant other, or city, it can also be changing every little thing in your life except for the "big things." How to be Prettier: An SP&A Exclusive Discount code: With the promo code SP&A, you can get 10% off your order at Chromatic Gallerie. I've worn the Eggplant a Kiss heels twice this week, as they are subdued enough for work, but more summer-like than my usual black heels. (Coupon expires 6/30).

How to be (less) Awkward: How to make friends. [A Flash Friday Christina from 40:20 Vision and I wrote].